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Dhanteras Introduction










Dhanteras is celebrated by the Hindus all over India and across the world as well in the month of October-November, on the thirteenth day of the month of Ashwin. It marks the beginning of the five day Diwali celebrations.

It takes place two days before Diwali to honorDhanyantari, an incarnation of Vishnu.

Dhanteras is observed on the 13th day of Krishna Paksh in the month of Karthik. This is also known as Yamadeep. It is celebrated 2 days before Deepavali. After the Sagar Manthan between the Devtaas and Asuras, Dhanvantri vaid came out of the sea with an Amruth Kalash. That is why, Dhanteras is also known as Dhanvantri Jayanti.

On this day, we pray for good health and wealth for the family.Decorated clay idols or photos of Shri Ganesh and Shri Lakshmi are bought from the market. Keep in mind that the trunk of Ganeshji is turned towards the right as it is considered more auspicious. These idols are worshipped on the day of Deepavali.

Silver articles are bought for the house.